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  Ken Griffin at WPOP in 1964
Ken at WPOP in 1964

Hartford radio legend Ken Griffin (aka Joseph T. Mulhall, Jr.) died September 28, 2010 at his Punta Gorda, Florida home of a massive heart attack. He was 73.

Read a 2001 interview with Ken, or click here to see the obituary. Read reaction on the Feedback page. We are pleased to present a few highlights of his career.

March 9, 1959 - Billboard Magazine
March 9, 1959 - Billboard Magazine

Ken griffin at WDRC in 1967
Ken at WDRC in 1967
 
 

June 29, 1959 - Billboard Magazine
June 29, 1959 - Billboard Magazine

November 16, 1959 - Billboard Magazine
November 16, 1959 - Billboard Magazine

For a time in the early 1960s, Ken hosted a Bandstand-type music program on WHYV-TV in Springfield
For a time in the early 1960s, Ken hosted
a Bandstand-type music program on
WHYN-TV in Springfield
 
  Monique Van Vooren joins Ken Griffin on-ice (article from Billboard Music Week - September 18, 1961)
Monique Van Vooren joins Ken on-ice (article from Billboard Music Week - September 18, 1961)
September 7, 1963 - Billboard Magazine

September 7, 1963 - Billboard Magazine
 
  September 2, 1965 - WPOP Good Guy Gazette
September 2, 1965 - WPOP Good Guy Gazette

WPOP Music Survey - September 2, 1966
WPOP Music Survey - September 2, 1966

The Hartford Times - October 14, 1966
The Hartford Times - October 14, 1966

 
  November 26, 1966 - Billboard Magazine
November 26, 1966 - Billboard Magazine
May 23, 1970 - Billboard Magazine
May 23, 1970 - Billboard Magazine

October 10, 1970 - Billboard Magazine

October 10, 1970 - Billboard Magazine

 
 

Ken opened his own shop after returning to Connecticut
Ken opened his own shop after returning to Connecticut

Ken Griffin reflects on his return to WDRC and Hartford in 1977 (photo taken by W.J.Huss, aka John Scott)
Griffin reflects on his return to WDRC and Hartford in 1977
(photo taken by W.J. Huss, aka John Scott)

Ken Griffin as morning man at WRCQ Farmington in 1978
Ken Griffin as morning man at WRCQ Farmington in 1978

Ken Griffin at WKII in Punta Gorda, FL, circa 2002
Ken at WKII in Punta Gorda,
FL, circa 2002
Ken Griffin's signature
 
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